As US troops leave Afghanistan, the Taliban say they won't harm Afghans who worked for the US.
The Taliban on Monday called on Afghans who worked as interpreters or in other jobs for U.S.-led forces to show “remorse” for their actions but said they were not in danger now that American troops are leaving the country.
Since 2014, at least 300 Afghans who served as interpreters have been murdered by the Taliban, according to No One Left Behind, a veteran-led nonprofit devoted to helping Afghan and Iraqi interpreters.
Human rights advocates said the insurgents’ promises could not be trusted given their well-documented abuses and attacks on civilians, civil society activists and prominent women in public life.

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